The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 48 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 18 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.17% 2.43% 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.65% 9.26% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 5
Average daily rate
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£355 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £367 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.37%
.NET Framework
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
208 162 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.03% 26.21% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 110 66
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.11% -4.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework.

1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (85.19%) C#
3 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 14 (51.85%) Entity Framework
5 11 (40.74%) WCF
5 11 (40.74%) Web Services
5 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
6 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (33.33%) HTML
6 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 8 (29.63%) SQL
7 8 (29.63%) MVC
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (22.22%) CSS
9 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
10 5 (18.52%) HTML5
10 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
11 4 (14.81%) XML
11 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (14.81%) jQuery
11 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (11.11%) WPF
12 3 (11.11%) LINQ
12 3 (11.11%) CSS3
12 3 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (11.11%) AngularJS

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Magento
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (3.70%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (3.70%) MS Access
6 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) ReSharper
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) Moq
3 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.70%) CruiseControl
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
4 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Development Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Architect
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 14 (51.85%) Entity Framework
4 11 (40.74%) WCF
4 11 (40.74%) Web Services
5 9 (33.33%) HTML
6 6 (22.22%) CSS
7 5 (18.52%) HTML5
8 4 (14.81%) XML
8 4 (14.81%) jQuery
8 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (11.11%) LINQ
9 3 (11.11%) WPF
9 3 (11.11%) CSS3
9 3 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (11.11%) ServiceStack
9 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (7.41%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) MVC
3 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.11%) CRM
5 3 (11.11%) SOA
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) Refactoring
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.41%) ERP
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.70%) ETL
7 1 (3.70%) Data Management
7 1 (3.70%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) C#
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) VB6
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Cognos
3 1 (3.70%) Tableau